The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Technical Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Architect
Rank 106 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Architect 20 17 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.89% 0.52% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.55% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 9
Median daily rate £450 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-1.30% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £71.00
Technical Architect
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2123 3115 2614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.86% 95.06% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1625 1337
Median daily rate £350 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 71 51
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.81% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £40.50 £42.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Technical Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Technical Architect in the job title.

Technical Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Technical Architect across the Scotland region.

Technical Architect Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Technical Architect across the Scotland region.

Technical Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Technical Architect
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Architect within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +8 14 £450 -4.25%
Renfrewshire - 3 £400 -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £450 -
Glasgow +6 1 £450 -6.25% 1
Technical Architect
UK

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Technical Architect contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Technical Architect in the job title.

1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
4 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 9 (18.75%) Java
6 8 (16.67%) C#
6 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 8 (16.67%) .NET
6 8 (16.67%) MVC
6 8 (16.67%) Finance
6 8 (16.67%) BC Cleared
6 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 8 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 8 (16.67%) Spatial Data
7 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
7 7 (14.58%) Data Governance
7 7 (14.58%) Scrum
8 6 (12.50%) Product Management
9 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
9 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.33%) Migration
10 4 (8.33%) TDD
10 4 (8.33%) GIS
10 4 (8.33%) ITIL
10 4 (8.33%) Windows
10 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
10 4 (8.33%) PHP
10 4 (8.33%) CRM

Technical Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Network Security
2 3 (6.25%) LAN
2 3 (6.25%) WAN
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) VoIP
4 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Spatial Data
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
1 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 8 (16.67%) Entity Framework
2 3 (6.25%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.17%) Apache Camel
3 2 (4.17%) OSGi
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) Itk
4 1 (2.08%) Swing
4 1 (2.08%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) XSL
4 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) BYOD
5 1 (2.08%) CMDB
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) AIX
3 2 (4.17%) HPUX
3 2 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) MVC
2 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 7 (14.58%) Data Governance
3 7 (14.58%) Scrum
4 6 (12.50%) Product Management
5 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.33%) CRM
6 4 (8.33%) ERP
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
6 4 (8.33%) Kanban
6 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 4 (8.33%) Open Source
6 4 (8.33%) SOA
6 4 (8.33%) TDD
6 4 (8.33%) Web Development
7 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.25%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) BC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.08%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.08%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) Siemens
3 1 (2.08%) Tableau
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
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